Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Mental Health Worker

BA or Associates Degree. Provides support for youth in one of our 24/7 residences. Previous experience working with youth in a clinical setting preferred. Various Shifts Available. Must be able to work in inclement weather and be mandated to stay if necessary

Milieu Nurse

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Milieu Nurse-Part Time HAMILTON

The Nurse provides and oversees health care needs for children in the HAMILTON Program. Completes nursing assessments on all new admissions and provides healthcare programming on the unit including healthcare groups. Oversees the administration of all medications.

Milieu Nurse-per Diem

RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.

Paraeducator/MHW

Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

MST-PSB Clinician (Bilingual)

Bilingual Clinician to provide in home intensive community based clinical services to families of youth with problem sexual behavioral difficulties utilizing MST-PSB, an evidenced based treatment model. Duties include assessment, treatment, advocacy, and collaboration with community partners. Therapist must be willing work flexible hours, participate in 24-hour on-call rotation, and provide interventions in the home and community. MST-PSB places significant emphasis on clinician development and ongoing training, and supervision in utilizing the MST model is provided.

Special Education Teacher-Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.

Senior Clinical Director

BGV continues to expand its programs and services and is need of highly experienced and qualified individuals at the Director level. The services in need encompass 3 major areas including Permanency Planning, Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice. We are looking for licensed MA level staff with experience supervising staff and implementing programs to join our team. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

IFP Family Worker

Bachelors level IFP Worker provides case management, improves parental capacity, builds and assists in utilizing natural supports, assesses caregivers’ ability to keep children safe, and responds to crises. Staff provides concrete interventions to address safety concerns and improve family functioning to minimize risk factors that put a child at risk of removal.

Art Teacher/Therapist

Bachelor's Level Art Teacher is responsible for the continuum of art and instruction for Charles F. Hayden School. The Art Teacher functions as part of the multidisciplinary team of professionals as a teacher.  The Art Teacher is responsible for providing specialized art class instruction in accordance with Charles F. Hayden School thematic curriculum.  This position requires intensive interdisciplinary collaboration.  The Art Teacher is responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating the special education and psycho-educational needs and abilities as these apply to art instruction

Reunification Clinician

The Reunification Clinician will assess the family’s readiness for reunification, provide reunification services according to Connecticut’s Reunification Model and provide therapeutic family time in order to maintain family relationships.